Exercise After 50 – What You Should Be Doing

How To Exercise After 50 Years Old

Many people get exercise wrong the older they get. Why? Because they often stop altogether. A lot of people stop exercise after 50. This is one of the worst things you can do to your body, especially at a time when exercise is needed more than ever.


The aging process hastens breakdown of muscle and connective tissue, and will leave you immobile if you sit there and do nothing about it.

Already over 50? No problem, you can still take matters into hand now and prevent an unfortunate outcome. Read on to discover how to exercise after 50 years old and what you should be incorporating into your fitness plan.

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The 3 Best Exercises To Lose Arm Flab

How To Lose Arm Flab

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Tricep kickbacks will help you lose arm flab.

Arm flab is a common appearance issue mainly among women.  When you lose arm flab it means that you can wave your arm without worrying about the bingo flap. You know, that section of your upper arm that hangs down when you raise it

Tricep exercises can help you lose arm flab by creating more definition and toning of the triceps. But not all exercises are as effective as others.

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Why Am I Too Tired To Exercise?

5 Simple Reasons Why You Might Be Too Tired To Exercise

What are the two most commonly used excuses for skipping a workout or not exercising at all? “I don’t have time” and “I’m too tired to exercise”.


In reality, everyone has the time, it’s just a matter of making exercising a priority in your daily life. Three 10-minutes sessions are just as good (if not better) than one 30-minute one.

However, when it comes to not having enough energy to exercise, that can be a legitimate and real excuse. Here are 5 simple reasons why you might be too tired to exercise and how you can overcome them.

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Learning Strength Training Basics Isn’t Difficult At All!

Strength Training Basics

Many people want to start a strength training routine but aren’t sure how to do so, or what to do. If you’re completely new to strength training, you’ll want to start out easy. Never push yourself until you’ve done this awhile and know when you can push yourself.


The terms strength training, weight training and resistance training can be used synonymously. It’s generally a personal preference as to the terminology people use.

Before we get into the strength training basics, let’s look at some of the benefits of this type of exercise. 

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How Tired Should You Be After A Workout?

How Do You Feel  After a Workout?

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Are you completely exhausted after exercise?

It’s a common misbelief that you should feel tired after a workout. And in some cases, it’s true. However, when done properly, exercising can actually leave you with more energy than when you started.

Our bodies are very efficient machines.  They only do as much work as necessary. If our energy demand is low, so will the production of energy to meet that demand. At the heart of energy production are little “energy factories” called mitochondria within each cell. Basically their job is to take food and turn it into energy to fuel our body. The more energy we use, the harder mitochondria work to meet the energy demand – up to a point.

So if you’re feeling completely spent after a workout, it could be from any of these reasons.

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Heavier Weights Or More Reps: Let’s End This Debate Once And For All!

Is It Better To Do Heavier Weights Or More Reps?

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You have you reached your “Fitness Plateau”?

So you’ve been hitting the gym for quite some time, you’re past the novice stage, and showing good progress. However, you’re now looking to add more strength to your body but find yourself confused over the next appropriate step.

Should you be going for heavier weights or more reps at this particular stage of your training? This confusion results from plethora of information you get from your friends, training partners and internet forums.

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4 Diet Changes To Make If You Want To Tone Your Body

4 Diet Changes To Make If You Want To Tone Your Body

What you eat is just as important as how you exercise if you want to tone your body. Following the wrong diet plan can wreak havoc on your workouts. This can make it difficult to tone up regardless of how tough or how often your exercise routines are.


With that said, follow these 4 diet tips to ensure you enjoy swift and flawless results when looking to tone up.

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How Does Strength Training Improve Your Health As You Get Older?

Why Strength Training is Important as You Age

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You don’t have to lift heavy weights.

As you get older, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health and stay active for as long as possible. The great news is that you can maintain and even improve your health with strength training.

No one wants to think about growing older, but if you stay in shape and keep your muscle tone in great shape, you can avoid some of the problems associated with aging and you won’t need to call a young person to open that jar of pickles for you!
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4 Effective Exercises To Work Out Your Biceps

How To Work Out Your Biceps

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Arm exercises work your back, shoulder & core

If you’re a woman, you’re most likely going to want to work out your biceps to give your arms tone and definition.

The benefits of toning your arms are many.  For women, it means that you can wave your arm without worrying about the bingo flap. You know, that section of your upper arm that hangs down when you raise it.

In the summer you can rock a tank top, a sun dress, or a short-sleeved shirt with confidence and pride.

While there are dozens of exercises that work out your biceps, the 4 exercises below make the biggest difference in the shortest amount of time.

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A Simple Guide To Proper Form When Lifting Dumbbells

How To Avoid Injury When Lifting Dumbbells

First, let’s talk about why you need to learn proper technique and form before you start lifting dumbbells.


Most people think that no matter how you lift weights, nothing will go wrong and your body will accept the pressure while magically adjusting itself to your lifting style.

This kind of mentality can end up hurting you as lack of proper form can result in injuries like sprains, strains, and dislocation of joints.

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